Starting October 2, 2019 | Explore Warren

 

Starting October 2, 2019

“I'm so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” - L. M. Montgomery (1874-1942),  author of Anne of Green Gables

October has arrived, and Fall Farm Fun is in full swing (click that link for the full list), as we can see from the photo above, taken last weekend at Donaldson Farms. There are plenty of choices for this weekend and check out the Plan Ahead items, too! Congratulations to Ellen F. and Jennifer P., winners of  gift certificates to Mackey's Orchard and Marshall's Farm Market, respectively, after visiting the Explore Warren tent at recent events! Enjoy your prizes! Hello October, and Happy Wanderings!

This Week: 

Free Lecture at Rutherfurd Hall: The Scary Psychology of Stephen King

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 7:00pm
Come listen to a free Centenary University Lecture with Speaker: Christine Floether, PhD, Associate Professor Psychology. Her Topic is: "The Scary Psychology of Stephen King".

Alba Wine Release Weekend: 2016 Heritage - Cabernet Franc

Friday, October 4, 2019 - 11:00am to Sunday, October 6, 2019 - 5:00pm
Autumn has arrived and so has Alba's 2016 Heritage - Cabernet Franc! Stop by and sample this powerful wine.

The Ghost Train at Centenary Stage Co.

Friday, October 4, 2019 - 2:00pmFriday, October 4, 2019 - 8:00pmSaturday, October 5, 2019 - 8:00pmSunday, October 6, 2019 - 2:00pm
Opening Friday and running thorugh Oct. 20, The Ghost Train was a long running success in London and on Broadway, packed with thrills, chills and laughter. In Maine near the Canadian border there's a legend of a phantom locomotive sweeping through a peaceful village leaving death in its wake. Accidentally stranded in the waiting room of this railway station - and despite a psychic station master's weird stories of a ghost train - six passengers decide to stay the night. Soon they regret this decision as ghostly and not so ghostly apparitions materialize and the Ghost Train come barreling down the line.

Live Music at Brook Hollow: John Cain (Plus $5 Wings and Cole Slaw)

Friday, October 4, 2019 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Come enjoy free live music with family, friends, and delicious wines! Also get 10 wings and some cole slaw for $5.

Lennon Live ~ The Preeminent John Lennon Tribute at Roy's Hall

Friday, October 4, 2019 - 8:00pm
Roy’s Hall presents “Lennon Live” featuring Scot Arch of “Beatlemania Now” in a remarkable tribute to the music of John Lennon. Scot’s portrayal of John is so spot-on that he was chosen and filmed against a green screen backdrop and used as the template for John Lennon in the 2009 “The Beatles Rock Band” game.

Live Music at Rock Creek Tavern: Mister T Band

Friday, October 4, 2019 - 9:00pm
This trio's influences range from Allman Brothers and Black Sabbath to Stevie Ray Vaughn and Santana. Enjoy a delicious meal and drink, too!

Tour de Blairstown

Saturday, October 5, 2019 -
7:00am to 3:30pm
Rolling hills, farmland vistas, the Appalachian Ridge, Paulinskill Valley Rail Trail, and a town of proud heritage all come together in one tremendous cycling event. Your choice of 3 NEW rides: 22-, 40-, or 65-mile routes, all starting and ending at the Blairstown Farmers' Market. Continental breakfast at the start, lunch after the ride is included in your registration fee, along with complimentary craft beer. Register online through October 4 ($15 discount!) or on-site day of the event.

Volunteer Day

Saturday, October 5, 2019 -
9:00am to 12:00pm
Help the Ridge and Valley Conservancy stewards at Mountainwood Spring Preserve for trail rehabilitation.

Yoga For Veterans

Saturday, October 5, 2019 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Saturday, November 2, 2019 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Saturday, December 7, 2019 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Calling all Veteran Warriors! Yoga For Veterans is back as The Farm In Harmony and M-Power Yoga  team up to offer this program. Do you find your gears spinning all day? This will help you slow it down, reset and recharge. Free for veterans & their significant others; Community/non-veterans are welcome for a  $10 to be donated to Veteran causes.

Fall Crafters & Artisan Fair at Donaldson Farms

Saturday, October 5, 2019 -
11:00am to 4:00pm
Enjoy all your favorite fall harvest activities while browsing and shopping a truly diverse selection of more than 40 craft and artisan vendors, live music by the Joe Cirotti Trio, and freshly-prepared foods and a large farm market.

7th Annual Harvest Fest at Longmeadow Farm

Saturday, October 5, 2019 -
11:00am to 4:00pm
Bring your family for some fall farm fun including hay rides, a corn maze, apple and pumpkin picking, food, music and some craft and vendor shopping.

Oktoberfest at Buck Hill Brewery

Saturday, October 5, 2019 -
12:00pm to 11:00pm
Put on your lederhosen and stay a while! Traditional German fare, live music with Werner Goebel 4-8pm, half-price Buck Hill Oktoberfest on tap all day. Reserve your seat! 908-854-5300.

Pumpkin Succulent Arrangement at Donaldson's Greenhouse and Nursery

Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 12:00pmSaturday, October 12, 2019 - 1:00pm
The most popular of their workshops. They provide all materials and instruction for you to build and take home this beautiful arrangement. Cost is $50 per person.

Music & Wine at Four Sisters Winery: Janci and Berry

Saturday, October 5, 2019 -
1:00pm to 5:00pm
The '50s, '60s and '70s music with classic country and more is the style that Janci and Berry bring to Four Sisters Winery.

A Teacup for Two at Well-Sweep Herb Farm

Saturday, October 5, 2019 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Create two miniature bouquets of dried flowers in two matching teacups. Dainty and cute – use one as a gift or save the pair. Reservations are required. $34.00

Music under the Arbor at Alba: Eric Mintel Trio

Saturday, October 5, 2019 -
1:30pm to 5:00pm
Unwind from the week and relax under the arbor enjoying great wine, food, and music, this week featuring Eric Mintel Trio.

Live Music at Brook Hollow Winery: Michael Long

Saturday, October 5, 2019 -
1:30pm to 4:00pm
Come enjoy free live music with family, friends, and delicious wines! 

Music at Milagro: Liliana Cunha

Saturday, October 5, 2019 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm
Born with the gift of music, Liliana Cunha is a multi-instrumentalist and vocalist who accompanies herself on guitar, piano, bass and drums. She's performed at MusikFest, The Bitter End in NYC, Lehigh Valley Music Awards, local coffee shops and many other venues - Come see her so that one day you can say “I saw her back when.” Bring a picnic and spend the afternoon.

Draught House Oktoberfest

Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 5:00pm
They will have 10 Fall beers on tap, special Fall cocktails, beer themed food specials and giveaways! It will also be the last day for the season the Boat Bar will be open!

Roy's Hall: Sonny Landreth Trio returns w/special guests The Pinebox Boyz

Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 8:00pm
Acclaimed guitarist Sonny Landreth and his trio perform at Roy's Hall. Southwest Louisiana-based guitarist, songwriter, and singer Sonny Landreth is a musician’s musician.

Full Metal Racket at Rock Creek Tavern

Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 8:00pm
Paying tribute to classic metal and hard rock. Check out this band while you have dinner and a drink!

Beautiful Disaster at The Brass Rail

Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 9:00pm
Come listen to Lehigh Valley’s newest cover band, comprised of seasoned veterans of the music scene with decades of experience between them!

Civil War Day with the 8th NJ Volunteer Infantry at Shippen Manor

Sunday, October 6, 2019 -
11:00am to 4:00pm
Learn about the life of the typical Union volunteer infantry soldier, seeing their uniforms and equipment, as well as drill and firing demonstrations. The Manor is open for tours of the Colonial and Victorian rooms, pausing during the drilling and firing demonstrations at 12:30pm and 2:30pm on the front lawn.

Riverside Fall Festival at Ramsaysburg Historic Homestead

Sunday, October 6, 2019 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm
Taste an assortment of locally-grown apples and cider pressed on-site. The 15th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry, Company B will demonstrate a period encampment. Winterberries Yarn Shop will provide a spinning demonstration and pop up yarn shop. Quilt display, talks on antique clocks and on river-friendly farming, activities for kids including making corn-husk dolls, live music from The Ministers of Apollo performing Irish/English/American music of the 1780s to pre-Civil War era, and lots more. A special art exhibit "Landscapes in Peril" will include work that depicts precious local landscapes, particularly those threatened by a proposed DOT Rock Fall mitigation project through the scenic Delaware Water Gap. The festival is free, rain or shine.

Music on the Deck at Four Sisters Winery: Anker

Sunday, October 6, 2019 -
12:30pm to 4:30pm
Anker is a singer/songwriter from East Windsor, NJ. He Plays Acoustic Rock, Americana and Folk and is influenced by Collective Soul, Bruce Springsteen, Tom Petty and John Mellencamp.

Alba Vineyard's Music under the Arbor: 6th Street Trio

Sunday, October 6, 2019 -
1:00pm to 4:30pm
Relax to the sounds of the 6th Street Trio. Wood-fired pizza, estate premium wine, and music will be available.

Knitting & Crochet Lessons at Kathy's Kove (Intermediate)

Sunday, October 6, 2019 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Sunday, October 13, 2019 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Sunday, October 20, 2019 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Sunday, October 27, 2019 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Gerrie Scioscio of the Warren County Library will teach a 4-week Intermediate class on consecutive Sunday afternoons.

Live Music at Brook Hollow Winery - Rich Ortiz

Sunday, October 6, 2019 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm
Enjoy listening to Rich Ortiz. Wine is available for purchase by the glass or bottle.

Music at St. Luke’s: Lehigh Valley Chorus (All Female Barbershop)

Sunday, October 6, 2019 - 3:00pm
The Music at St. Luke’s series continues with the return of the Lehigh Valley Chorus, “The Lehigh Valley’s Award Winning All Female Barbershop Chorus.” Their motto is “Spreading joy through women’s barbershop harmony since 1958."

Knitting & Crochet Lessons at Kathy's Kove (Beginner)

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Kris Ensiminger of Humdinger Alpacas will teach a three-week Beginner class on consecutive Wednesday evenings. Learn the basics of knit and crochet and bring a finished project home with you.
Continuing: 

Sweeney Todd at Country Gate Players

Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 8:00pmSunday, September 29, 2019 - 2:00pmFriday, October 4, 2019 - 8:00pmSaturday, October 5, 2019 - 8:00pmSunday, October 6, 2019 - 2:00pm
Sweeney Todd has become a bloody, worldwide success since being awarded eight Tony Awards, (including Best Musical), for its Broadway premiere. Featuring some of the most chilling music ever written for the stage, this masterpiece is sure both to thrill and delight audiences.

Family Harvest Weekends at Four Sisters Winery

Saturday, October 5, 2019 to Sunday, October 6, 2019
Saturday, October 12, 2019 to Sunday, October 13, 2019
Saturday, October 19, 2019 to Sunday, October 20, 2019
Saturday, October 26, 2019 to Sunday, October 27, 2019
Every weekend in October features pick-your-own pumpkins and apples; tractor-drawn Hayrides; Corn Maze ($5); wine tasting, Wine Cellar tours; games for everyone; food available for purchase; and live music on the deck.

Fall Harvest Weekends at Donaldson Farms

Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 10:00amSunday, September 29, 2019 - 10:00amSaturday, October 5, 2019 - 10:00amSunday, October 6, 2019 - 10:00am
Pick your own apples and pumpkins and corn maze are available 7-days a week from 9/28 through 10/27. Visit Saturdays and Sundays for apple and pumpkin picking, 9-acre corn maze, corn cannon, pony rides, hayrides to the apple orchard and pumpkin patch, hot foods from the grill, hot apple cider, homemade cider donuts, delicious farm-fresh produce from the farm market, freshly-baked pies, local cheese, meats and more!

United Astronomy Clubs of New Jersey Presents: What's Up in the October Sky?

Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 8:00pm
A free astronomy talk followed by night sky viewing, weather permitting. Bring your interest and an open mind to be amazed at the sights in our night sky!

Blairstown Farmers Market

Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 9:30amSaturday, September 28, 2019 - 9:30amSaturday, October 5, 2019 - 9:30am
Come see your favorite local farmers and food producers at the Blairstown Farmers Market! Open every Saturday from 9:30am-1pm.

Fall Festival Weekends at VonThun Farms

Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 10:00amSunday, September 22, 2019 - 10:00amSaturday, September 28, 2019 - 10:00amSunday, September 29, 2019 - 10:00amSaturday, October 5, 2019 - 10:00amSunday, October 6, 2019 - 10:00am
Get lost in the interactive corn maze or look for the perfect pumpkin. Take a hayride, pick apples, take aim with the corn cannons or browse the farm market for fresh produce, baked goods and more. There's also an activity area with 20+ family-friendly activities!

The Farm in Harmony Military-Themed Corn Maze

This year's corn maze pays tribute to the Huey helicopter, the workhorse of the Vietnam War. The maze is open 11am-6pm Wednesday to Sunday each week through November 11 (call for a Monday or Tuesday visit). Specials: Every Wednesday is Camo Kids Days, children ages 4-12 wearing camo clothes get into the maze for free. Thursday is Date Night, visit the farm (open to 7pm) where you and your date get $2 off each admission, then head to nearby Rock Creek Tavern for dinner. Show them your wristband and receive 10% off your food bill for two. Friday Nights are Family Night at the Farm, with special family admission prices. Take a break from the hectic pace of school, work, after school activities, and spend time together as a family. Remember, all Veterans/Military are always admitted FREE, with ID.
Community Corner: 

4th Annual Oktoberfest Fundraiser

Friday, October 4, 2019 - 6:00pm
Join the Domestic Abuse & Sexual Assault Crisis Center for its 4th Annual Oktoberfest at Hawk Pointe Golf Club! Enjoy authentic German food, beer and wine, and test your skills in a beer stein holding contest and an axe throwing contest all for a good cause. 

10th Annual Warren County Hall of Fame Recognition Dinner

Saturday, November 16, 2019 - 5:30pm
Tickets are available now for the dinner honoring the 2019 inductees, presented by the Warren County Community College Foundation. Honorees are Tracy Fazzolari Carroll, Anne Grogan, John Johnson, Melville Kries, Sr., former Freeholder Edward Smith, and Maximilliam "Max" Spann, Sr. (posthumous), with special recognition for Warren County Habitat for Humanity and the President's Merit Award to Washington Township Police Chief Thomas J. Cicerelle.
More Things to Do: 

Reserve for Warren County Morris Canal Bus Tour

There are just a few seats left on the bus to take a scenic journey along the historic Morris Canal. See for yourself what made our canal unique in all the world! Learn more about the lives of the people who lived and worked on or near this engineering marvel, and how businesses and communities grew because the Morris Canal was carved out of our hills. The bus tour includes a box lunch. Grab one of those remaining seats today!
Plan Ahead: 

Military Appreciation Night at the Phillipsburg H.S Football Game

Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 5:00pm
Attention Veterans and those currently serving in our armed forces! Gather at 4:30 pm at Phillipsburg Middle School front lawn for a 5pm picnic dinner. You may bring one guest.

Fall Swap Meet at Island Dragway

Saturday, October 12, 2019 -
9:00am to 4:00pm
Fall Cleanout! If you're looking to buy or sell hard to find parts, this will be your place! Clean out your garage, shed, and sell the parts you've been staring at!

Paulinskill Valley Trail Committee Fall Foliage Hike at Warbasse Junction

Saturday, October 12, 2019 - 10:00am
The PVTC, a Friends Organization of the Kittatinny Valley State Park, hosts the hike of 4-5 miles on the cinder-based trail, which provides easy, level walking. Bring lunch and a drink.

Paulinskill Valley Trail Committee Sponsors Group Bike Ride at Warbasse Junction

Saturday, October 12, 2019 - 11:30am
Join the Paulinskill Valley Trail Committee (PVTC) at Warbasse Junction in Lafayette Township, NJ for a group ride.

WCARTS Meeting Featuring Doris Cunniff: The Art of Pressed Flowers

Saturday, October 12, 2019 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Pressed flowers are a delightful way to bring a breath of the garden indoors throughout the year.

Everlasting Vase at Well-Sweep Herb Farm

Saturday, October 12, 2019 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Design a lovely bouquet for your home by arranging dried flowers, herbs and seed pods with a wide array of colors and textures.

Wine Tasting on the Musky

Saturday, October 12, 2019 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm
Enjoy a relaxing fall afternoon on the banks of the Wild and Scenic Musconetcong River while listening to some live music and sampling fine wines as well as a curated selection of craft beer & ciders. Have fun  while supporting a great cause!

Farm to Table Dinner at TreeLicious Orchards

Saturday, October 12, 2019 - 5:00pm
Experience a delicious farm-fresh dinner and views of growing fruit in the rolling Warren County hills that is home to TreeLicious Orchards.

Jazz Concert at Villa Milagro

Saturday, October 12, 2019 - 6:30pm
Special Halloween Jazz Concert! Come to this unique event to see what Corinne is witching up for your listening enjoyment!

James Maddock Returns to Roy's Hall

Saturday, October 12, 2019 - 8:00pm
James has been a perennial favorite at Roy’s Hall: A songwriter’s songwriter, he's earned the respect of masterful writers such as Bruce Springsteen and Willie Nile, and has built his acclaimed legacy on humbly honoring purity of expression. His songs are elegantly spare, conveying sentiments in the most direct possible way.

Writing to Heal: Letting Nature Take its Course

Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 10:30am
We have all been affected by illness, death, divorce, or career change and there is nothing like a trip to the woods to energize the healing process.

Waterloo Village Food Truck and Music Festival

Sunday, October 13, 2019 -
11:00am to 6:00pm
Celebrate a day in the sun with fabulous food trucks, great live music, and fun for the kids!

Apple Festival at TreeLicious Orchards

Sunday, October 13, 2019 -
11:00am to 5:00pm
Come out to the orchard and take your pick on a day filled with food, games for the kids and the colors of Fall! Don’t forget hamburgers, hot dogs and hot apple crisp for dessert!

Pink My Ride! Breast Cancer Charity Ride

Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 12:00pm
Together our mission is to save lives and end breast cancer. Departs from and ends at Tramontin Harley. $20 donation. Registration: 11am-12pm. Kickstands up: 12pm.

Mugs & Mutts Pet Rescue Benefit at Man Skirt Brewing

Sunday, October 13, 2019 -
12:00pm to 6:00pm
An afternoon of great beer, food, raffles, event swag and guest appearances by some adoptable mutts!

Murder Mystery at Four Sisters Winery

Sunday, October 13, 2019 -
4:00pm to 7:00pm
The murders continue at Four Sisters Winery! An unraveling plot, a victim, a murderer, and a cast of characters -including detectives - are selected and the mayhem begins.

Moonlight Paddle under the Hunter Moon at White Lake

Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 6:30pm
Join us for a moonlight paddle under the Hunter Moon on the placid waters of White Lake. The park will remain open during these hours for other park activities.

Free Lecture:The Rutherfurd Hall Collections Part 2

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 4:00pmWednesday, October 9, 2019 - 7:00pm
Artifacts from the Rutherfurd Hall Collections tell their stories about the house, its family, Allamuchy, New Jersey and beyond. With Speaker Joan Salvas, Rutherfurd Hall Historian.

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This Week: 

The Ghost Train at Centenary Stage Co.

Friday, October 4, 2019 - 2:00pm
Friday, October 4, 2019 - 8:00pm
Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 8:00pm
Sunday, October 6, 2019 - 2:00pm

Opening Friday and running thorugh Oct. 20, The Ghost Train was a long running success in London and on Broadway, packed with thrills, chills and laughter. In Maine near the Canadian border there's a legend of a phantom locomotive sweeping through a peaceful village leaving death in its wake. Accidentally stranded in the waiting room of this railway station - and despite a psychic station master's weird stories of a ghost train - six passengers decide to stay the night. Soon they regret this decision as ghostly and not so ghostly apparitions materialize and the Ghost Train come barreling down the line.

Lennon Live ~ The Preeminent John Lennon Tribute at Roy's Hall

Friday, October 4, 2019 - 8:00pm

Roy’s Hall presents “Lennon Live” featuring Scot Arch of “Beatlemania Now” in a remarkable tribute to the music of John Lennon. Scot’s portrayal of John is so spot-on that he was chosen and filmed against a green screen backdrop and used as the template for John Lennon in the 2009 “The Beatles Rock Band” game.

Tour de Blairstown

Saturday, October 5, 2019 -
7:00am to 3:30pm

Rolling hills, farmland vistas, the Appalachian Ridge, Paulinskill Valley Rail Trail, and a town of proud heritage all come together in one tremendous cycling event. Your choice of 3 NEW rides: 22-, 40-, or 65-mile routes, all starting and ending at the Blairstown Farmers' Market. Continental breakfast at the start, lunch after the ride is included in your registration fee, along with complimentary craft beer. Register online through October 4 ($15 discount!) or on-site day of the event.

Volunteer Day

Saturday, October 5, 2019 -
9:00am to 12:00pm

Help the Ridge and Valley Conservancy stewards at Mountainwood Spring Preserve for trail rehabilitation.

Yoga For Veterans

Saturday, October 5, 2019 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Saturday, November 2, 2019 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Saturday, December 7, 2019 -
10:30am to 11:30am

Calling all Veteran Warriors! Yoga For Veterans is back as The Farm In Harmony and M-Power Yoga  team up to offer this program. Do you find your gears spinning all day? This will help you slow it down, reset and recharge. Free for veterans & their significant others; Community/non-veterans are welcome for a  $10 to be donated to Veteran causes.

Fall Crafters & Artisan Fair at Donaldson Farms

Saturday, October 5, 2019 -
11:00am to 4:00pm

Enjoy all your favorite fall harvest activities while browsing and shopping a truly diverse selection of more than 40 craft and artisan vendors, live music by the Joe Cirotti Trio, and freshly-prepared foods and a large farm market.

7th Annual Harvest Fest at Longmeadow Farm

Saturday, October 5, 2019 -
11:00am to 4:00pm

Bring your family for some fall farm fun including hay rides, a corn maze, apple and pumpkin picking, food, music and some craft and vendor shopping.

Oktoberfest at Buck Hill Brewery

Saturday, October 5, 2019 -
12:00pm to 11:00pm

Put on your lederhosen and stay a while! Traditional German fare, live music with Werner Goebel 4-8pm, half-price Buck Hill Oktoberfest on tap all day. Reserve your seat! 908-854-5300.

A Teacup for Two at Well-Sweep Herb Farm

Saturday, October 5, 2019 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm

Create two miniature bouquets of dried flowers in two matching teacups. Dainty and cute – use one as a gift or save the pair. Reservations are required. $34.00

Music at Milagro: Liliana Cunha

Saturday, October 5, 2019 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm

Born with the gift of music, Liliana Cunha is a multi-instrumentalist and vocalist who accompanies herself on guitar, piano, bass and drums. She's performed at MusikFest, The Bitter End in NYC, Lehigh Valley Music Awards, local coffee shops and many other venues - Come see her so that one day you can say “I saw her back when.” Bring a picnic and spend the afternoon.

Draught House Oktoberfest

Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 5:00pm

They will have 10 Fall beers on tap, special Fall cocktails, beer themed food specials and giveaways! It will also be the last day for the season the Boat Bar will be open!

Beautiful Disaster at The Brass Rail

Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 9:00pm

Come listen to Lehigh Valley’s newest cover band, comprised of seasoned veterans of the music scene with decades of experience between them!

Civil War Day with the 8th NJ Volunteer Infantry at Shippen Manor

Sunday, October 6, 2019 -
11:00am to 4:00pm

Learn about the life of the typical Union volunteer infantry soldier, seeing their uniforms and equipment, as well as drill and firing demonstrations. The Manor is open for tours of the Colonial and Victorian rooms, pausing during the drilling and firing demonstrations at 12:30pm and 2:30pm on the front lawn.

Riverside Fall Festival at Ramsaysburg Historic Homestead

Sunday, October 6, 2019 -
12:00pm to 5:00pm

Taste an assortment of locally-grown apples and cider pressed on-site. The 15th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry, Company B will demonstrate a period encampment. Winterberries Yarn Shop will provide a spinning demonstration and pop up yarn shop. Quilt display, talks on antique clocks and on river-friendly farming, activities for kids including making corn-husk dolls, live music from The Ministers of Apollo performing Irish/English/American music of the 1780s to pre-Civil War era, and lots more. A special art exhibit "Landscapes in Peril" will include work that depicts precious local landscapes, particularly those threatened by a proposed DOT Rock Fall mitigation project through the scenic Delaware Water Gap. The festival is free, rain or shine.

Music on the Deck at Four Sisters Winery: Anker

Sunday, October 6, 2019 -
12:30pm to 4:30pm

Anker is a singer/songwriter from East Windsor, NJ. He Plays Acoustic Rock, Americana and Folk and is influenced by Collective Soul, Bruce Springsteen, Tom Petty and John Mellencamp.

Knitting & Crochet Lessons at Kathy's Kove (Intermediate)

Sunday, October 6, 2019 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Sunday, October 13, 2019 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Sunday, October 20, 2019 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Sunday, October 27, 2019 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm

Gerrie Scioscio of the Warren County Library will teach a 4-week Intermediate class on consecutive Sunday afternoons.

Knitting & Crochet Lessons at Kathy's Kove (Beginner)

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm

Kris Ensiminger of Humdinger Alpacas will teach a three-week Beginner class on consecutive Wednesday evenings. Learn the basics of knit and crochet and bring a finished project home with you.

 
Continuing: 

Sweeney Todd at Country Gate Players

Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 8:00pm
Sunday, September 29, 2019 - 2:00pm
Friday, October 4, 2019 - 8:00pm
Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 8:00pm
Sunday, October 6, 2019 - 2:00pm

Sweeney Todd has become a bloody, worldwide success since being awarded eight Tony Awards, (including Best Musical), for its Broadway premiere. Featuring some of the most chilling music ever written for the stage, this masterpiece is sure both to thrill and delight audiences.

Family Harvest Weekends at Four Sisters Winery

Saturday, October 5, 2019 to Sunday, October 6, 2019
Saturday, October 12, 2019 to Sunday, October 13, 2019
Saturday, October 19, 2019 to Sunday, October 20, 2019
Saturday, October 26, 2019 to Sunday, October 27, 2019

Every weekend in October features pick-your-own pumpkins and apples; tractor-drawn Hayrides; Corn Maze ($5); wine tasting, Wine Cellar tours; games for everyone; food available for purchase; and live music on the deck.

Fall Harvest Weekends at Donaldson Farms

Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 10:00am
Sunday, September 29, 2019 - 10:00am
Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 10:00am
Sunday, October 6, 2019 - 10:00am
Saturday, October 12, 2019 - 10:00am
Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 10:00am

Pick your own apples and pumpkins and corn maze are available 7-days a week from 9/28 through 10/27. Visit Saturdays and Sundays for apple and pumpkin picking, 9-acre corn maze, corn cannon, pony rides, hayrides to the apple orchard and pumpkin patch, hot foods from the grill, hot apple cider, homemade cider donuts, delicious farm-fresh produce from the farm market, freshly-baked pies, local cheese, meats and more!

Blairstown Farmers Market

Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 9:30am
Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 9:30am
Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 9:30am

Come see your favorite local farmers and food producers at the Blairstown Farmers Market! Open every Saturday from 9:30am-1pm.

Fall Festival Weekends at VonThun Farms

Saturday, September 21, 2019 - 10:00am
Sunday, September 22, 2019 - 10:00am
Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 10:00am
Sunday, September 29, 2019 - 10:00am
Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 10:00am
Sunday, October 6, 2019 - 10:00am

Get lost in the interactive corn maze or look for the perfect pumpkin. Take a hayride, pick apples, take aim with the corn cannons or browse the farm market for fresh produce, baked goods and more. There's also an activity area with 20+ family-friendly activities!

The Farm in Harmony Military-Themed Corn Maze

This year's corn maze pays tribute to the Huey helicopter, the workhorse of the Vietnam War. The maze is open 11am-6pm Wednesday to Sunday each week through November 11 (call for a Monday or Tuesday visit). Specials: Every Wednesday is Camo Kids Days, children ages 4-12 wearing camo clothes get into the maze for free. Thursday is Date Night, visit the farm (open to 7pm) where you and your date get $2 off each admission, then head to nearby Rock Creek Tavern for dinner. Show them your wristband and receive 10% off your food bill for two. Friday Nights are Family Night at the Farm, with special family admission prices. Take a break from the hectic pace of school, work, after school activities, and spend time together as a family. Remember, all Veterans/Military are always admitted FREE, with ID.

 
Community Corner: 

4th Annual Oktoberfest Fundraiser

Friday, October 4, 2019 - 6:00pm

Join the Domestic Abuse & Sexual Assault Crisis Center for its 4th Annual Oktoberfest at Hawk Pointe Golf Club! Enjoy authentic German food, beer and wine, and test your skills in a beer stein holding contest and an axe throwing contest all for a good cause. 

 
More Things to Do: 

Reserve for Warren County Morris Canal Bus Tour

There are just a few seats left on the bus to take a scenic journey along the historic Morris Canal. See for yourself what made our canal unique in all the world! Learn more about the lives of the people who lived and worked on or near this engineering marvel, and how businesses and communities grew because the Morris Canal was carved out of our hills. The bus tour includes a box lunch. Grab one of those remaining seats today!

 
Plan Ahead: 

Fall Swap Meet at Island Dragway

Saturday, October 12, 2019 -
9:00am to 4:00pm

Fall Cleanout! If you're looking to buy or sell hard to find parts, this will be your place! Clean out your garage, shed, and sell the parts you've been staring at!

Wine Tasting on the Musky

Saturday, October 12, 2019 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm

Enjoy a relaxing fall afternoon on the banks of the Wild and Scenic Musconetcong River while listening to some live music and sampling fine wines as well as a curated selection of craft beer & ciders. Have fun  while supporting a great cause!

Farm to Table Dinner at TreeLicious Orchards

Saturday, October 12, 2019 - 5:00pm

Experience a delicious farm-fresh dinner in the rolling Warren County hills. Hosted and prepared by the farm owners, the Kesler Family, this three-course meal features fresh fruits and vegetables. Start at 5pm with a walking tour of the farm and appetizers, and continue with dinner and dessert accompanied by live music and refreshments. BYOB, rain or shine, casual attire, walking shoes recommended.

James Maddock Returns to Roy's Hall

Saturday, October 12, 2019 - 8:00pm

James has been a perennial favorite at Roy’s Hall: A songwriter’s songwriter, he's earned the respect of masterful writers such as Bruce Springsteen and Willie Nile, and has built his acclaimed legacy on humbly honoring purity of expression. His songs are elegantly spare, conveying sentiments in the most direct possible way.

Apple Festival at TreeLicious Orchards

Sunday, October 13, 2019 -
11:00am to 5:00pm

Come out to the orchard and take your pick on a day filled with food, games for the kids and the colors of Fall! Don’t forget hamburgers, hot dogs and hot apple crisp for dessert!

Pink My Ride! Breast Cancer Charity Ride

Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 12:00pm

Together our mission is to save lives and end breast cancer. Departs from and ends at Tramontin Harley. $20 donation. Registration: 11am-12pm. Kickstands up: 12pm.

Murder Mystery at Four Sisters Winery

Sunday, October 13, 2019 -
4:00pm to 7:00pm

The murders continue at Four Sisters Winery! An unraveling plot, a victim, a murderer, and a cast of characters -including detectives - are selected and the mayhem begins.